23 Gifts For The Adventure-Loving Sagittarius

The final fire sign of the year is definitely the one with the most stamps in their passport. Sagittarius, born between November 22 and December 21, is known for being a natural born jet setter and lover of new experiences. Never one to settle in one place for very long, this sign can get bored

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Freshen Up Your Beard With These 4 Simple Solutions

Now that No Shave November is coming to a close, you’ve probably experienced some common beard care issues. Despite their persistence, dry skin, “beardruff,” and unruly styles can actually be tackled with ease.  As you embrace a new appreciation for the craft of men’s grooming and facial hair care, you might want to consider rethinking

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New to Niche Fragrance? Try These 13 Scents For Under $100

The days of the signature scent are officially over. There is so much to explore in the world of niche fragrance. Why limit yourself to one luxury scent? Whether you prefer something subtle or consider yourself a fan of olfactory oddities, our collection includes more than 900 unique and hard-to-find scents from 19 countries. Some

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23 Travel-Friendly Gift Ideas For Frequent Fliers

For frequent fliers, convenience is key, but that doesn’t mean travel-friendly gifts have to be boring. So, what do you buy for someone who spends most of their “me-time” in an airport bathroom? How about a single-use bath sachet that will turn their hotel bathtub into a spa-like oasis? You could also opt for a

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27 Gifts For Intense and Thoughtful Scorpios

This Scorpio season, embrace your dark and mysterious side like the most loyal and independent water sign. From October 23 through November 22, you’ll be celebrating the fierce and imaginative Scorpios in your life. We love Scorpio’s for their unrelenting and multifaceted nature. This sign has a reputation for being incredibly passionate and hard to

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Update Your Makeup Routine With These 5 Fall Trends

Fall beauty trends go beyond the usual neutrals this year. Summer corals and shimmering bronze shades can now take up space in the back of your vanity. Instead, trade them in for bewitching jewel tones. They don’t have to be reserved for your favorite cozy sweaters and coats anymore! Give your look an edgy twist

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3 Easy, Herbal Treat Recipes To Make This Fall

Baking during the fall season is a beloved pastime for many. We’re excited to fill our homes with the scents and colors of warm and comforting seasonal dishes.  We’ve put together a few fall recipes featuring treats that highlight some of our favorite herbs. Whether you know your way around the kitchen or consider yourself

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Discover the Healing Power of Water With These 4 Bath Mixes

The medicinal therapy of a bath has been documented since ancient Greek times. Many civilizations were established near waterways to be close to the vital life source. Cleopatra created mud wraps from the Dead Sea as a method to preserve youth and beauty. Water remains a symbol of purification, rebirth, and divinity, in many religious

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16 Fall Must-Haves Under $100

Crisp air, warm scents, and fun outdoor activities abound. Fall is here and we’re thrilled about the change in season. Your favorite bright summer scents, eye-catching makeup products, and seasonal natural health products could use a little refresh as temperatures start to drop. Whether you have some gift shopping to complete or you just want

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Zodiac Gift Guide: 23 Perfect Gifts For Romantic Libras

Fall is in the air and Libra season has officially begun. From September 23 through October 23 you’ll be celebrating the romantic idealist that is Libra. Known for being a peacemaker who is capable of seeing all sides of a situation, this air sign strives for fairness in all things. They love beauty and give

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9 Fall Fragrances That Are Better Than Sweater Weather

A crisp chill floats into the air, leaves transition from bright green to jewel-toned shades, and light linens are swapped out for heavier knits. Fall has finally arrived. Once you’ve officially traded in lakeside weekends for cozy nights in with a great book, you might consider updating your fragrance collection for the season too. Fall

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The 7 Best German Hand Creams Under $30

As the seasons’ change, the daily wear and tear on your hands will start to become more apparent. You might consider starting to hunt down the perfect hand cream. Cooling temperatures, combined with constant typing, driving, washing dishes, and other manual tasks are a recipe for dry, flaky hands. Abandoning these daily demands in favor

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Swedish Bitters: A Beginners Guide

What is Swedish Bitters? You might be familiar with digestive bitters or even cocktail bitters — those tiny dropper bottles of liquid seen at most bars. It’s a botanical flavoring agent that can give your favorite drinks an upscale finish. Swedish bitters sound similar, but is actually quite different. It’s an herbal infusion made with

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5 Back-To-School Tips For Health Conscious Parents

School is almost back in session. Buying fresh notebooks and updating your kid’s fall wardrobe are important parts of back-to-school prep, but you should make sure that you’re ready to address health needs for the season too.  Whether you have little ones that are heading to school for the first time or teenagers, there are

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8 Sustainable Brands You Can Feel Good About Buying

In 2019, it’s easy to find brands that align with causes that are important to you but finding those that walk the walk can be more difficult. An increased focus on sustainability and the health of our planet has caused brands to begin rethinking everything from packaging to ingredient sourcing.  According to the Environmental Protection

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11 Fragrances For Every Summer Vacation Destination

The recipe for a successful summer calls for sun-drenched beach days, breezy nights spent stargazing, and envy-inspiring vacation plans. There’s nothing better than warm weather and a waterfront view, whether you spend it at home or somewhere you’ve never been before.  You might be ready to set your work email to ‘Out Of Office’ a

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Smallflower Favorites: A Tour of European Classics

Summer has finally arrived. That means it’s time to shed those light spring layers, stock up on seasonal essentials and book travel plans. Before you head out on your west coast road trip, beachy tropical island getaway, or digital detox staycation, we want to take you on a product tour of some of our favorite

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19 Traditional Anniversary Gifts For The Modern Couple

Anniversary gifts should be as unique as your relationship. Finding a gift that triggers a special memory or showcases the depth of the connection between a couple shouldn’t be a chore. Now, commemorating this special bond doesn’t have to be so difficult. The storied history of the traditional wedding gift guide (it dates back to

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Go Green with These 4 Eco-Conscious Brands

It’s March! Here in Chicago, we’re hoping the weather decides to “go green” for spring. It’s also as good as a time as any to start going green yourself! By now, we hope you don’t need NASA to tell you that our planet is in trouble. But climate change isn’t an issue that any one

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The Story Behind 4711, the World’s First Eau de Cologne

4711 is a classic German scent that has adorned the wrists of men and women alike since the 18th century. Many Smallflower customers adore the fragrance not just because of its pleasant notes but because of something more special, a nostalgia for days gone by. A Smallflower reviewer says, “Every self-respecting woman in the 50s

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Underberg: A History

Underberg is somewhat of a cult classic on Smallflower, one of our all-time best sellers. For those out of the loop, though, the beverage can seem like a bit of a mystery. The brand’s motto is perplexing – “It cannot be explained; it must be experienced.” What is it about the tiny bottles and amber

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